Janghoo Lim PhD

Assistant Professor of Genetics

Departments & Organizations

Yale Combined Program in the Biological and Biomedical Sciences (BBS): Neuroscience | Molecular Cell Biology, Genetics and Development

Program in Cellular Neuroscience, Neurodegeneration and Repair

Interdepartmental Neuroscience Program



Janghoo Lim received undergraduate and master’s degrees in Korea. He then completed his Ph.D. and postdoctoral trainings at Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas. He joined Yale in 2010 and is currently an Assistant Professor in the Department of Genetics and in the Program in Cellular Neuroscience, Neurodegeneration and Repair.


  • Ph.D., Baylor College of Medicine , 2004

Selected Publication

  • Ju H, Kokubu H, Todd TW, Kahle JJ, Kim S, Richman R, Chirala K, Orr HT, Zoghbi HY, and Lim J. (2013). Polyglutamine disease toxicity is regulated by Nemo-like kinase in spinocerebellar ataxia type 1. Journal of Neuroscience 33, 9328-9336.

Latest Honor and Recognition

  • NIH Pathway to Independence Award(2009) , NIH/NINDS